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Changes in task dates while making assignments via new UX timelines view


Article ID: 198575


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Clarity PPM On Premise


PPM new UX change a task via Timeline View in Task Details and add an assignment, task dates are unexpectedly changed when switching back to task details.

Scenario 1: Create a task TASK1 with Task Start and Finish date is in the past => Finish Date is reset
Scenario 2: Create a task TASK2 with Task finish is in future => Start and Finish Date is reset


1. Create a project with name “zzz” and following dates:

Start Date: 01/01/2019
Finish Date: 12/31/2023

2. Create Staff with following information:

Allocation for Administrator = 0%
Allocation for berry, Jason= 100%, Start: 06/01/2020, Finish: 06/30/2020

3. Create new Task in New UX:

4. Open Timeline View Task Details and change dates of task:
Task start date: May 1, 2020

Task Finish date: June 1, 2020

5. Navigate back to Assignments within Timeline View and assign Jason, Berry:

6. Switch back to Task Details
Expected: Task start Date is kept to May 1, 2020
Actual: Task start Date is reset to June 1, 2020

7. Create another task- TASK2 with Task START PAST and FINISH FUTURE

Task start date: May 1, 2020
Task Finish date: August 31, 2020

Switch to assignment and add “Jason, Berry” to this new task (step 5)

Expected: Start and Finish Dates are kept

Actual: Start and Finish Date is changed unexpectedly



Clarity PPM 15.8.1


Due to defect ID DE57455


Defect under review by PPM engineering.